1. I agree. These are about perception, and if he…

1. I agree. These are about perception, and if he loses nobody will talk about how he had done enough. Sad but true. 2. You’re right, Harden plays a ton of minutes (super sub-style a la Manu). But when the Spurs get into big series, Pop often goes to his trump card: START MANU. The Thunder’s slow start in Game 2 was a pretty good argument that it’s time for Scotty B to let Harden take his place as Manu 2.0 (the beard is the primary evolution) and be used to start in big games.

 
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